FEBRUARY/MARCH
 EVENTS 2014

                 

Thursday, February 6th

  

Chats with Champions

guest author

Martha White

Skidompha Library's Porter Hall

10am-12

MCBS will be there

selling copies of her book

"E.B. White on Dogs"

 

 

Monday, February 10th

 

3rd Annual Maine Women Write Author Event

Space Gallery in Portland from 7-9pm

MCBS is honored to be the representative bookseller

The public is welcome!

FMI call Nicole #207- 563-3207

nicole@mainecoastbookshop.com 

 

 

Upcoming MWW authors for 2014:

 

 Thurs., February 20th

Barbara Damrosch

The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cook  

                                                               

FARMS Community Kitchen and Food Learning Center  above Rising Tide Community Market 

 12-2pm

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 18th

 Christina Baker Kline

Orphan Train

 

Thurs. April 24th

 former Maine Poet Laureate

 Betsy Sholl

Late Psalm

 

Thurs. May 29th

 Susan Conley

 Paris Was the Place  

 

Thurs. June 26th

 Linda Greenlaw

Lifesaving Lessons 

 

 

Thurs. July 24th

 Eleanor Morse

White Dog Fell From The Sky 

 

Thurs. Sept. 25th

 Martha White

 

                                                                    E.B. White On Dogs 

 

 

Saturday,Feb. 15th

Book Launch

Young Adult novelist

Lanie Bross

Fates

11-1pm

@ the bookshop

 

 

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March 17th

 FIREHOUSE FORUM

 7-9 pm

  St. Patrick's Day!

*

THEME:

Irish Immigration

 from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's

 * 

Kathryn Miles

"All Standing"

The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, The Legendary Irish Famine Ship

 

 

Christina Baker Kline

"Orphan Train"

 

 

 

Donna Walsh Inglehart

"Grindstone"

 

 

 Moderator: 


 

"Seated by the Sea"

 

 

 Reception will follow the discussion with traditional Irish musical accompaniment.

 We are thrilled to be presenting the next in our new author series.

 

 

Due to the unexpected popularity we realized the lovely Firehouse venue was too small to include as many people as were interested in attending. We are presently seeking another venue. Stay tuned for updates.

 

                   

 
        
 
 

Thursday, March 20th

Special Middle School Event with J&P Voelkels

The Jaguar Stones Series

 

 

Their presentation is very fun and interactive, and covers the Maya, rainforest survival, book research and archaeology, plus a blast of rock n roll. Check out their website @ www.jaguarstones.com.

This is super fun!

    School location TBA.  



 Coming in April and May, so far, on April 3rd, we'll have Peter Korn

Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman

Peter is the founder and executive director of the Center for Furniture and Craftsmanship, in Rockport, Maine. He will be speaking at Porter Hall in the Skidompha Library.

 

May 3rd Chats with Champions will present Inaugural Poet, Richard Blanco at the Lincoln Theater!

 


Saturday, March 29th

 

Book launch

Maine illustrator and author

Melissa Sweet

Firefly July

11-1pm

at the bookshop

new addition!

Paul B. Janeczko!

 

Melissa has illustrated nearly 100 children's books from board books to picture books and nonfiction titles. Her collages and paintings have appeared in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living. She received a Caldecott Honor Medal for a River of Words by Jen Bryant and two New York Times Best Illustrated citations.

 Party time for the kids, including a poetry slam!

  

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